Traffic Updates

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6:33 AM, Special Alert for Entire State

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:33:43 EST

I-77 NORTH CLOSED NEAR VIRGINIA STATE LINE
I-77 North is closed near Salem Fork at Exit 93, Zephyr rd, due to a crash. The road is expected to reopen by 8:00 AM.

Detour: Motorists must take Exit 93, Zephyr rd, to US-601. Turn left onto US-601 North and continue to I-74. Take I-74 West and continue to re-access I-77 North. 
HEAVY ECLIPSE TRAFFIC EXPECTED AUG 18-21

Heavy traffic is expected Aug. 18-21 on North Carolina interstates as motorists travel to and through the State to reach the path of totality for the solar ecplise.

Expect high traffic volumes on interstates and primary highways. Plan ahead and schedule extra time into all trips.

In addition, watch for pedestrians, turn on headlights, be aware of distracted drivers, and do not view eclipse while driving or wear eclipse glasses when behind the wheel. Park vehicles off the road to view the eclipse, and follow instructions of all posted signs.

Visit www.NC.gov/Eclipse2017 for more information.
Dial 511 for real time traffic updates during daytime hours.

Last Updated: 8/18/2017 6:33 AM

More info on NCDOT.gov.

6:49 AM, Warren County Alert

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:49:15 EST

CONSTRUCTION ON I-85 BETWEEN THE VA STATE LINE AND HENDERSON

I-85 will be under construction between Mile Marker 233 at the Virginia State Line and Exit 213, US-158, in Henderson, in Vance County, until July 2020 for pavement rehabilitation.  Motorists can expect congestion and delays throughout the life of the project and are encouraged to seek an alternate route.

Last updated:  8/13/2017 at 7:00 PM

More info on NCDOT.gov.

6:49 AM, Vance County Alert

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:49:15 EST

CONSTRUCTION ON I-85 BETWEEN THE VA STATE LINE AND HENDERSON

I-85 will be under construction between Mile Marker 233 at the Virginia State Line and Exit 213, US-158, in Henderson, in Vance County, until July 2020 for pavement rehabilitation. 
Motorists can expect congestion and delays throughout the life of the project and are encouraged to seek an alternate route.

Last updated:  8/13/2017 at 7:00 PM

More info on NCDOT.gov.

6:48 AM, NC-42 A, Vehicle Crash, Road Closed with Detour

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:48:36 EST

The road is closed at Kennebec Road.

More info on NCDOT.gov.

08/17/17, US 70 W loop exit to NC 98 W, Construction, Ramp Closed

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:56:35 EST

The contractor will need to close the westbound U.S. 70 loop exit ramp to NC 98 to pour structure slab over NC 98. 

More info on NCDOT.gov.